Since 7am this morning, GoSafe has checked the speed of 87,350 vehicles. 693 vehicles have been detected travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit.
Gardai confirmed they caught a motorist driving at 112km/h in a 100km/h Zone on the N17 Corbally, Claremorris, County Mayo.
On National Slow Down Day, An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority continue to remind drivers of the dangers of speeding and urge motorists to drive carefully and abide by the speed limits.
An Garda Síochána are conducting a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Friday 22nd May to 07.00hrs on Saturday 23rd May 2020.
The aim of “Slow Down day” is to remind drivers of the dangers of speeding, to increase compliance with speed limits and act as a deterrent to driving at excessive or inappropriate speed. The overall objective is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on Irish roads.